Bristol Airport showcasing connectivity to Dubai

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport hosted a group of business and leisure agents visiting Dubai for a four-day visit (10 – 13 May). In collaboration with KLM the group experienced Bristol Airport’s facilities, the inflight product, the ease of connecting through Amsterdam hub airport and showcasing Dubai as a destination available… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announced as Bath City’s Football Club shirt sponsor for the second year running

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the Bath City FC shirt sponsorship draw, in the TR Hayes Premier Lounge at Twerton Park on 15th May, Bath City Football Club are delighted to announce the winner of the draw was Bristol Airport – who, amazingly, for the second year running, were pulled out as… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI UK’s new destination and additional flights for summer 2020

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI UK, the UK’s largest holiday company, has announced a new destination to Enfidha (Tunisia) and one additional flight to Reus (Spain), for its summer 2020 programme from Bristol Airport. The new flights from Bristol Airport to Enfidha and Reus give holidaymakers more choice and flexibility when booking next year’s summer holiday…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport partners with SWRnewstar to launch paper cups recycling scheme

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Nearly a tonne of paper cups has been recycled as a result of a new process introduced at Bristol Airport in March. This is the equivalent of 54,500 standard size coffee cups which, if placed end to end would stretch for nearly 6km – which is nearly the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport achieves best ever scores for overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport gains high customer rankings achieving best ever scores for three areas including overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process in ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Survey in UK airports. The survey is an international airport passenger experience benchmarking programme and is the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s extra flight to Lyon for summer season 2019

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has extended its existing winter route from Bristol to Lyon to operate throughout July, August and September. The flights will commence on 1 July and will operate twice a week on Monday and Friday. They will be operated on an A320 aircraft. The extension… Read the full press release

KLM adds 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM has added 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer, commencing Monday 24 June. The extra capacity will be provided by upgrading the aircraft operating on the weekday service to a Boeing 737 aircraft, providing an additional 32 seats per flight. KLM currently operates four daily… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday 12 April volunteers from the Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport. Staff took a couple of hours out from their normal day jobs to clear litter from around the perimeter of the 196 hectare site. Teams… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s expansion developments at its Bristol base

More aircraft, routes and passengers take off easyJet will position a 17th aircraft at its Bristol base from summer 2019 Brand new routes to Milan and Brindisi in Italy and Biarritz in France will launch in July easyJet will add a second daily flight between Bristol and Paris to allow day trips for business travellers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport promotes the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A team from Bristol Airport is promoting the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany this week (8 – 10 April 2019). The conference provides an annual opportunity for the world’s top airlines and airports to explore potential new route opportunities. Key criteria when… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport fire station handed over

Mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy McCann and Partners completed the MEP design for a £5m state of the art fire station at Bristol Airport, which has now been handed over. Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — This is the latest in a series of developments that McCann and Partners have and will be undertaking… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass biometric solution

Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport can look forward to a new streamlined journey with Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass biometric solution. Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The solution, now being trialed at Bristol Airport and Dublin Airport, is believed to be the first biometric solution that enables passengers to use a single enrollment in multiple… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport signs UK’s first ‘Women in Business Charter’

Bristol businesswomen are calling for greater gender equality – from pay to representation on boards. Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Women in Business Task Group has been set up to champion and advance the careers of women and help improve gender representation in businesses across the city. It is made up of… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s Noise action Plan formally adopted by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Bristol Airport’s Noise action Plan has been formally adopted by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Noise Action Plans set out how airports plan, manage and where possible reduce the adverse effects of aviation noise. Under the EU Environmental Noise Directive they must be updated… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Blue Islands’ 5,000 extra seats this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has added 5,000 additional seats on its Bristol services this summer. The airline will operate a further 76 flights between the Channel Islands and Bristol. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “With additional flights on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays throughout the summer, there’s now even more… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces most comprehensive noise insulation grant scheme to date

Nearly £2 million will be available to local residents living near Bristol Airport as part of an enhanced noise insulation scheme accompanying development plans currently being considered by North Somerset Council. Bristol, UK, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of proposals to increase capacity from 10 million to 12 million passengers a year by… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport launches Trip Finder feature on their website

Bristol Airport has become the first airport to launch a Trip Finder feature on their website. Bristol, UK, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The innovative feature allows passengers to search for flights using the month or day they want to fly and to filter results by types of holidays – including winter sports and city… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport to open an on-site waiting area for taxis and free-of-charge drop off facility for private vehicles

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to calls for action from neighbouring communities, Bristol Airport will open an on-site waiting area for taxis, alongside a free-of-charge drop off facility for private vehicles. The move follows concerns raised by local residents about the volume of cars waiting in local roads, lanes and laybys… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport to host two jobs Fairs to showcase the range of job opportunities on offer

Following the success of similar events, Bristol Airport will be hosting two jobs Fairs to showcase the range of job opportunities on offer. Bristol, UK, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport will be teaming up with business partners based across its site at the two events – one in February and one in March,… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport hosted a successful ‘Meet the Buyer’ event for local businesses

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 100 local businesses attended a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event at Bristol Airport today (10 January) to find out more about becoming part of the airport’s supply chain. With passenger numbers forecast to top nine million for the first time ever this year, a range of construction… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes new restaurants and eateries

Bristol, UK, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A seven month development project commenced in October 2018 creating new restaurants and eateries at Bristol Airport. Passengers will be able to enjoy new restaurants and brands including Frankie & Benny’s, Barburrito, EAT and Warrens Bakery after the recent tender process for several key food and beverage outlets…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport ready to welcome international visitors as they set off on a new touring route from London to Bristol, the Great West Way

Michael Ellis MP leads where 1.5 million anticipated new visitors will follow with a journey along England’s new touring route, the Great West Way Bristol, UK, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Minister, Michael Ellis MP, has trodden the path of the Great West Way, a new touring route from London to Bristol, which aims… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and flybmi join forces to sponsor Santas on the Run charity event on December 9

The annual Santas on the Run 2k fun run is taking place in Bristol on Sunday, December 9. Bristol, UK, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Santas on the Run is the biggest and most spectacular festive charity event, which attracts thousands of people from the city and beyond, of all ages and abilities. Organised by… Read the full press release

New bus service to enhance public transport connections to Bristol Airport

A new bus service to south Bristol will commence from Sunday 28 October 2018, further enhancing public transport connections to Bristol Airport. Bristol, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The new service is being introduced to coincide with the rerouting of the A1 Bristol Airport Flyer service to take advantage of new Metrobus infrastructure in… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport adds three new directors to its leadership team

Bristol Airport has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of three new directors. Bristol, UK, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Jason Clark has joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), bringing strong board level experience in finance positions, most recently as CFO for Condor Ferries, the main ferry operator between the UK, France and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: August 2018, the busiest month in the Airport’s history

Nearly one million passengers passed through Bristol Airport’s terminal last month, making this August the busiest month in the Airport’s history. Bristol, UK, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The record total of 951,973* passengers took traffic during the summer to over 1.8 million – a 6.7 per cent increase on 2017. This growth continues… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Dave Lees as its new Chief Executive Officer

Bristol, UK, 2018-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dave Lees joins today (1st Aug 2018). Mr Lees formerly Managing Director of Southampton Airport, which during his time at the helm achieved record passenger numbers and high customer satisfaction scores. Before becoming Managing Director, Mr Lees served as Operations Director and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces Children’s Hospice South West as charity partner again for 2018

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is delighted being Bristol Airport’s charity partner again for 2018. Each year Airport staff are asked to vote and support one charity and, for the fourth consecutive year, CHSW is the nominated charity of the year. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Last year alone the partnership raised… Read the full press release

UK’s aerospace and aviation sectors sign up to The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter

50 companies in aerospace/aviation have signed up to the Charter. Members of the Charter include aerospace manufacturers, airlines, airports, trade bodies and others. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter reflects the aspiration of the industry to see gender balance across all levels. The Charter: Commits organisations to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s new flights to Larnaca, Are Ostersund and Sofia

Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced three brand new routes from Bristol to Larnaca, Åre Östersund and Sofia which are on sale today. These form part of the 16 new routes easyJet has put on sale across the UK this morning, including the airline’s historic 1000th route. Flights… Read the full press release